May 17, 1937—Nov. 2, 2015 John Hedgecoth Jr., 78, of Crossville, passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was born May 17, 1937, in Crossville, son of the late John Hedgecoth Sr. and Annie (Kerley) Hedgecoth. John worked as a stone mason and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his sister, Alma Green, Crossville; brothers, Doug Hedgecoth and Stanley Hedgecoth, Crossville; and nephew, Tony Hall, Crossville. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his sisters, Cora Hall, Barbara Hedgecoth and Irene Hedgecoth, and brothers, Ernest Hedgecoth and Baby Boy Hedgecoth. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at 3 p.m. with Bro. Brian Smith officiating, interment in Hedgecoth Cemetery to follow. Pallbearers included Edd Rose, Bruce Rose, Sammy Reynolds, Sam Sherrill, Mark Hedgecoth and Mickey Griffin. Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.